4Eats: Dish with Dad

4eats dish with dad

With a sunny forecast and temperatures in the 80s, this Father’s Day is already a treat for Dad. If you’re in the DC area, what better way is there to spend the gorgeous summer weather than brunch at Dino Restaurant before a afternoon visit to the National Zoo in Cleveland Park? Known for its creative menu and a great wine selection, this neighborhood favorite offers an ideal atmosphere for bonding between Dad and you.

Dino makes Father’s Day extra special by bringing him their Italian Steakhouse specials. The succulent cuts of meats and complementing sides come from local farms to ensure seasonal and local produce. Father’s Day Brunch, which is served from 11am to 3pm, include:

  • San Benedetto – Prosciutto eggs benedict on grilled ciabatta, $14
  • Nutella Stuffed French Toast, $12
  • House Corned Roseda Farms Brisket Hash & Eggs, $14
  • Center Cut Sirloin & Eggs, $16
  • Pork & Eggs, $12
  • Crabcakes with rosemary butter & bacon, $18
  • Softshell crab with creamy slaw, $14

The specials are offered only from Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16 so book your reservation today!

But if you want to spend time with Dad at home, why not surprise him with a homemade breakfast? Try this easy-to-make recipe for huevos rancheros (fried eggs with peppers and tomatoes).


  • Oil, 45 ml
  • Garlic, 1 clove chopped
  • Red pepper, 1 deseeded and chopped
  • Onion, 1 finely chopped
  • Eggs, 4
  • Chili pepper, 2 deseeded and finely chopped
  • Tomato, 400 g canned
  • Marjoram, leaves to garnish
  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and gently cook onions until soft but not brown.
  2. Add garlic and chili peppers, cook for 2 minutes then add the chopped bell peppers.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes then add the tomatoes, bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Fry eggs in a non-stick frying pan and serve on top of the pepper and tomato mixture. Garnish with marjoram leaves.

Have a Happy Hoya Father’s Day!

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